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Rogue Ohio Power Bar

Rogue Ohio Power Bar 45LB - Bare Steel
$250.00
Rogue Ohio Power Bar 45LB - Black Zinc w/ Bright Zinc
$275.00
Rogue Ohio Power Bar 45LB - Stainless Steel w/ Chrome
$395.00

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Weightlifting, Powerlifting
Bar Weight 45LB
Diameter 29MM
Knurl Powerlifting
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Powerlifting
Shaft Coating Varies
Bar Length 86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves 51.5"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.25"
Sleeve Coating Varies
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ Bare Steel: F8-R
Zinc: F8-R
Stainless: F2
Tensile Strength 200,000 PSI / 205,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*
Made In USA Yes

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Weightlifting, Powerlifting
Bar Weight 45LB
Diameter 29MM
Knurl Powerlifting
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Powerlifting
Shaft Coating Varies
Bar Length 86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves 51.5"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.25"
Sleeve Coating Varies
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ Bare Steel: F8-R
Zinc: F8-R
Stainless: F2
Tensile Strength 200,000 PSI / 205,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*
Made In USA Yes

Rogue Ohio Power Bar

Fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, the 29MM Rogue Ohio Power Bar features a 205,000 PSI steel shaft (200,000 PSI for Stainless), single powerlifting knurl marks, and center knurling. The bar’s knurl pattern is deep and coarse without being sharp or abrasive, and the 29MM shaft diameter and high tensile strength result in little to no flex or whip. This makes the Ohio Power Bar a perfectly honed workhorse for the bench, squat, and deadlift.

The 45LB Ohio Power Bar includes bronze bushings, a snap ring design, and 16.25" of loadable sleeve length.

When ordering, you can select from three finish options:

  • Black Zinc shaft with Bright Zinc sleeves
  • Stainless Steel shaft with Chrome sleeves
  • Bare Steel

Rogue also manufactures a 20KG Ohio Power Bar, with friction-welded sleeves and 16.25" loadable sleeve space.

Specifications:

  • Made in Columbus, OH, USA
  • More aggressive knurling for powerlifting
  • Center knurl for added “stick” to the back during squats
  • 29MM Diameter and 205,000 PSI tensile strength (200,000 for Stainless) for greater rigidity and reduced whip
  • Bronze Bushings and Snap Ring Design for smooth spin
  • Weight: 45LB
  • Finish Options: Black Zinc Shaft / Bright Zinc Sleeves, Stainless Shaft / Chrome Sleeves, or Bare Steel
  • Lifetime Warranty against bending*
  • 1205,000 PSI Steel (200,000 PSI For Stainless)

    The Ohio Power Bar’s 29MM diameter steel shaft boasts a tensile strength of 205,000 PSI (200,000 PSI for Stainless), delivering superior rigidity and virtually zero whip/flex. Machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, the bar also features a snap-ring design and quality bronze bushings for a smooth, consistent feel.

  • 2Aggressive Knurl

    The bar includes single powerlifting marks and a center knurl, each featuring a deep, coarse pattern that produces a reliable grip / stick without being sharp or abrasive. Perfecting this knurl pattern is both a science and an art. Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus on new Haas machines (built in the USA) and fine-tuned and personally tested by the Rogue team.

  • 3Three Finish Options

    Depending on the look and feel you prefer, there is a version of the Ohio Power Bar right in your wheelhouse. The Zinc option (black shaft, bright sleeves) provides excellent corrosion resistance, the Bare Steel creates a classic look and natural feel, and the new Stainless Steel variation (with Chrome sleeves) strikes a balance between the two. See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

  • 4Use It With These Other Rogue Products

    Ohio Power Bar owners can use this barbell in conjunction with a broad range of other top caliber Rogue powerlifting products, from the Westside Bench and R-3 Power Rack to deadlift bar jacks, Wagon Wheel plates, and Calibrated Steel Plates.

  • 5Lifetime Warranty

    The Ohio Power Bar’s quality construction is backed by Rogue’s Lifetime Warranty against bending. This is a barbell equipped for high intensity, everyday use. Please Note: The warranty does not cover damage due to negligent or faulty use, alteration, maintenance, storage or handling by the user, i.e., dropping the bar on a box, bench, spotter arms or pins in a power rack, excessive dropping with insufficient or damaged bumpers, or excessive dropping with iron plates, and similar usage. Any specific issues regarding a Rogue product with which a customer is not satisfied will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

  • 6Fast Rogue Shipping

    Orders placed by 3PM ship the same day. The Rogue Shipping System allows you to track your order from the time you place it to the time it hits your door. Order today, track today.

Please Note: Like any fine piece of machined steel, a bare steel barbell will require some upkeep. Occasionally brushing the bar down with 3-in-1 oil or WD-40 will create a beautiful patina look. This is how bars were made for decades and it really does produce an unmatched feel.

F Scale™
The F Scale™ is a durability scale for barbells based on functional testing at stresses similar to what barbells experience when being dropped from overhead. Bars that have been treated with Rogue Work Hardening (RWH™) are designated by having an R in their F Rating™. For more information on F Scale™ click here.

Oxidation Rate
The resistance of a barbell to oxidation depends on the type of steel and the coating. Barbells at the lower end of the spectrum will require more care and maintenance to preserve their appearance than barbells at the upper end of the spectrum.

Rogue Ohio Power Bar is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 221.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Bare Steel Bar This was my first bar that I've bought and I have had it for about a year now. The bar it's self is strong and versatile. If you are on a budget it's good. That said, I live in a place can have dramatic shifts in weather (hot to cold) so the bar started to rust within a month of receiving it. Not Rouges fault, as I said it's a great bar. I just didn't realize how quickly it would happen. It's not an issue if you don't mind cleaning it every month or three, which is what I do. But, if I could do it all over again I would have spent the extra money and gotten any one of the slightly more expensive bars with some kind of protective coating.
Date published: 2018-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy I use the bar for all my lifts. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for an all purpose bar.
Date published: 2018-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bar!!! This is a solid bar. Excellent build quality. The coating makes it look awesome. It's the best bar I have ever used.
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bar!! I have had a month to use it and i love it!! The Grip on it is just right, and the color coating is pretty durable!!
Date published: 2018-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super stoked Got it without the coating and the knurling is perfect, exactly what I was looking for.
Date published: 2018-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best, bar none. This bar is awesome. Good spin on the sleeves. This bar is the Goldilocks of knurling, not too smooth, not too rough, just right. Use it for everything and the cerakote finish has held up great.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power Bar We will be buying more soon!! great Bar! Fast Delivery! No Issues!! Smooth purchase just as it should be!!!!
Date published: 2018-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good workmanship, at a budget value. This bar is of excellent quality, at a remarkably low price. If you like to lift heavy, and hit PR's, but don't need anything fancy, GET THIS BAR!!! Simple as that. In addition, the feel of a bar with a natural, uncoated finish, and aggressive knurling is like nothing you've ever experienced. No exaggeration. Invest in your fitness. Get this bar. ou won't be sorry.
Date published: 2018-08-24
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